Viral Videos Show Chaos Erupting On Penang Island Due To A Huge Waterspout

BY ALYSSA J. OON — 01 APR 2019Videos and photos show strong winds that left wreckage across Tanjung Tokong.  Cover image via PenangEcho/Penang Kini (Edited by SAYS)

Chaos ensued on Penang Island after a huge waterspout appeared earlier this afternoon and brought about strong winds and waves

Various videos and photos of the phenomenon, which is believed to have occurred around 1.30pm today, 1 April, have gone viral on Facebook and WhatsApp.

According to The Star, the waterspout was seen near the UDA low-cost flats near Tanjung Tokong.

The waterspout reportedly went on for about 40 minutes…

Image from Salehi Hassan/Facebook

Image via Salehi Hassan/Facebook

Image from Penang Kini/Facebook

… Leaving wreckage across Tanjung Tokong due to the strong winds and rain

Image from Penang Kini/Facebook

Image via Penang Kini/Facebook

Image from Penang Kini/Facebook

Image via Penang Kini/Facebook

One user by the name of Muhamad Shakiran shared a photo of his stall, which was damaged by the winds. 

Image from Penang Kini/Facebook




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